Layla is doing well and beginning, I think, to believe that this is where she belongs. She is not yet off leash outside except briefly -- and she's been good about coming when called. But with cows and chickens etc., it will be a while before we fully trust her to do the right thing.
She and Bob are good buddies with a mutual interest in sticks and branches, like the one they're sharing in the picture above.
Bob is such an easy-going sweetheart -- they play together till they're exhausted,
Layla also really likes the goldfish pool.
And she really likes to snuggle. . .
Even when she has to share John with Bob . . .
Willa is still cautious and occasionally does her mad woman act if Layla comes near the love seat where Willa and I are sitting . . . Layla is learning to ignore her, which is progress.
Layla, Willa, and Bob will all ride together in the truck with John without any problems. Evidently the truck, unlike the love seat, is neutral territory.
As for the cats, Layla is very interested in them. We are keeping the cats in the back of the house till Layla goes to bed and is safely closed in the bedroom. Then the kittehs retake the night and roam free till morning.
This whole thing takes time but we are optimistic that eventually everyone will get along.